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Jay Z, Madonna, Minaj among owners of new streaming service

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2014 file photo, Jay-Z performs at the 3rd Global Citizen Festival at Central Park in New York. Madonna, Rihanna, Beyonce and Jay Z are among the A-List musicians who are co-owners of the streaming service Tidal. Kanye West, Daft Punk, Alicia Keys, Jack White and Nicki Minaj also announced that they are co-owners of the streaming service at an event Monday, March 30, 2015, in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna, Rihanna, Beyonce and Jay Z are among the A-List musicians who are co-owners of Tidal, a streaming service being billed as the first artist-owned platform for music and video.


'Home' comfy atop N. America box office

Actor Jim Parsons arrives at Twentieth Century Fox and Dreamworks Animation's 'Home' Premiere at the Regency Village Theatre on March 22, 2015 in Westwood, CaliforniaLos Angeles (AFP) - Animated children's film "Home," about an unpopular space alien forced to flee his own kind, debuted at the top of the North American weekend box office, industry figures showed Monday.


Russia sacks theatre chief in 'blasphemous' opera scandal

Russia has sacked the head of a Siberian theatre after its radical staging of a Richard Wagner opera angered the powerful Russian Orthodox ChurchRussia's culture ministry said Monday it fired a theatre director for offending Orthodox believers with a radical staging of a Wagner opera, whose posters showed a crucifixion scene between a naked woman's legs. Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky on Sunday fired Boris Mezdrich, head of state-funded Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre, over his interpretation of Richard Wagner's Tannhaeuser. The contemporary staging in Russia's third city Novosibirsk shifts the action to the present day, with Tannhaeuser a movie director making a film about Jesus visiting Venus's erotic grotto.


Review: In 'Lambert & Stamp,' the backstage story of The Who

This 1966 photo provided by courtesy of The Image Works/Sony Pictures Classics shows, Chris Stamp, left, business manager, and Kit Lambert, manager (producer on the album, "Tommy") of the English rock band, The Who, going up to Manchester on the train in England, included in the new documentary film, "Lambert & Stamp." The movie releases in the U.S. on April 3, 2015. (AP Photo/The Image Works/Sony Pictures Classics, Colin Jones/TopFoto ) NOTE: The copyright notice must include "The Image Works" DO NOT SHORTEN THE NAME OF THE COMPANYThe teenage revolution was in full force on the fall 1964 night that Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp stumbled into the Railway Tavern, a London pub where a band called the High Numbers was playing and mods were gyrating. It was London's Swinging '60s, with its subculture explosion and stylish youths.


Review: In 'Lambert & Stamp,' the backstage story of The Who

This 1966 photo provided by courtesy of The Image Works/Sony Pictures Classics shows, Chris Stamp, left, business manager, and Kit Lambert, manager (producer on the album, "Tommy") of the English rock band, The Who, going up to Manchester on the train in England, included in the new documentary film, "Lambert & Stamp." The movie releases in the U.S. on April 3, 2015. (AP Photo/The Image Works/Sony Pictures Classics, Colin Jones/TopFoto ) NOTE: The copyright notice must include "The Image Works" DO NOT SHORTEN THE NAME OF THE COMPANYThe teenage revolution was in full force on the fall 1964 night that Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp stumbled into the Railway Tavern, a London pub where a band called the High Numbers was playing and mods were gyrating. It was London's Swinging '60s, with its subculture explosion and stylish youths.


Review: In 'Lambert & Stamp,' the backstage story of The Who

This 1966 photo provided by courtesy of The Image Works/Sony Pictures Classics shows, Chris Stamp, left, business manager, and Kit Lambert, manager (producer on the album, "Tommy") of the English rock band, The Who, going up to Manchester on the train in England, included in the new documentary film, "Lambert & Stamp." The movie releases in the U.S. on April 3, 2015. (AP Photo/The Image Works/Sony Pictures Classics, Colin Jones/TopFoto ) NOTE: The copyright notice must include "The Image Works" DO NOT SHORTEN THE NAME OF THE COMPANYThe teenage revolution was in full force on the fall 1964 night that Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp stumbled into the Railway Tavern, a London pub where a band called the High Numbers was playing and mods were gyrating. It was London's Swinging '60s, with its subculture explosion and stylish youths.


NBC, Cirque du Soleil bringing 'The Wiz' to TV, Broadway

FILE - This Dec. 4, 2012 file photo shows NBC Entertainment Chairman, Robert Greenblatt, posing for a portrait in his office in Los Angeles. In January 2015, Greenblatt said the network remained committed to live musicals.The network said Monday, March 30, 2015, it will air a live production of the hit 1970s stage reinvention of "The Wizard of Oz" later this year. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Wiz" is coming to TV and back to Broadway with productions from NBC and Cirque du Soleil.


'Home' tops 'Get Hard' at box office with $52.1M debut

In this image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Will Ferrell appears in a scene from the film, "Get Hard." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.)The animated alien adventure "Home" landed in first place at the weekend box office.


Shirley Temple memorabilia goes on tour before July auction

FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2006 file photo, Shirley Temple Black accepts the Screen Actors Guild Awards life achievement award at the 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, in Los Angeles. Costumes, toys, photos and autographs from Temple’s 1930s film career are coming to a city near you. A spokeswoman for the late actress said Monday, March 30, 2015, that a collection of keepsakes from Temple’s time in Hollywood will be exhibited at museums across the country before being put up for auction in July. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Costumes, toys, photos and autographs from Shirley Temple's 1930s film career are coming to a city near you.


NCAA Tournament ratings score with Duke-Gonzaga game
NEW YORK (AP) — The Duke-Gonzaga game on CBS drew the best overnight rating in 10 years for a Sunday NCAA Tournament regional final.